Health Sciences Association of Alberta initiates letter writing campaign urging Premier Stelmach to support the creation of a provincial poverty reduction strategy. View the letter here. Over 300 letters were collected during the HSAA Annual Conference during the week of June 6-10, 2011.
Report cards, press releases, policy discussions and briefings about child and family poverty in Canada.
A faith group that seeks to promote public justice in Canada by shaping key public policy debates through research and analysis, publishing and public dialogue. Their advocacy toolkit includes a glossary of advocacy terms, a choosing tactics chart, a primer on the legislative process and advocacy, an example of a successful advocacy campaign, and a sample letter, sample petition, sample one-page brief and a sample press release. Resources are mostly for advocacy at the federal level but can be adapted for any level of government.
An advocacy organization dedicated to eradicating poverty globally and locally. Their website includes an advocacy kit for talking to your Member of Parliament, a campus advocacy kit for raising awareness at your college or university and additional make poverty history resources. Everything you need to push public figures to commit to poverty reduction!
A comprehensive website that has information on starting a group, facilitating a meeting, letter writing, creative action, writing a press release, giving an interview, tabling, as well a great list of social justice quotes.
Dedicated to promoting the well-being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities, they have a particular focus on the prevention of and response to child maltreatment. Their website has seven "Free Ways to Make a Difference," as well as links to resources and publications.